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Sheena Twitchell connects on this pitch for a single. Twitchell played well in her last games as catcher for the Eagles.

Tough loss for Arlington fastpitch in district playoffs

A tremendously successful season for Arlington fastpitch came to a close May 17 as the girls lost a hard-fought 1-0 battle to Shorecrest.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Sheena Twitchell connects on this pitch for a single. Twitchell played well in her last games as catcher for the Eagles.
LHS physical education teacher and fastpitch softball coach Steve Barker poses in front of the softball trophy case.

LHS educator, coach enters Hall of Fame

LAKEWOOD There is something to be said for perseverance, dedication and loyalty. In the case of Lakewood High School physical education teacher and fastpitch softball coach Steve Barker, his 28 years at the helm has earned him a spot in the Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

  • Aug 27, 2008
LHS physical education teacher and fastpitch softball coach Steve Barker poses in front of the softball trophy case.
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Eagle football players selected all-league

For a team that finished 3-7 overall the Arlington Eagles football team was well represented with seven Wesco North selections.

  • Aug 27, 2008
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Members of the victorious Arlington Blue 9-10 year-old midget league team hoist their trophy in celebration Saturday

Arlington Midget League teams battle it out

Just as the undefeated Arlington Blue Junior Football Team was running the ball across the goal line in overtime to end their season with an 22-14 championship victory over the Mount Vernon Bulldogs, the rain lightened up and the two Arlington Midget teams were waiting patiently behind the chain-link fence for their turn. The North Cascade Youth Football League Association Championships were held Saturday, Nov. 18, at Mount Vernon High School.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Members of the victorious Arlington Blue 9-10 year-old midget league team hoist their trophy in celebration Saturday
AHS senior southpaw Joey Dettrich prepares to fire another pitch as part of the inaugural Mariners Cup in mid-August at Safeco Field.

Eagles senior southpaw commits to UW on baseball scholarship

Some people remember dates and times because of certain events. Arlingtons Joey Dettrich is not soon to forget the day a dream came true due mainly to Mother Nature.

  • Aug 27, 2008
AHS senior southpaw Joey Dettrich prepares to fire another pitch as part of the inaugural Mariners Cup in mid-August at Safeco Field.
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Cougars look to continue winning tradition

  • Aug 27, 2008
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Junior Kally Behen has claimed the top pitching spot in the Lakewood rotation. Her ability to control games will go a long way toward determining the teams overall success.

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Lady Cougs hope to be competitive in tough league

  • Aug 27, 2008
Junior Kally Behen has claimed the top pitching spot in the Lakewood rotation. Her ability to control games will go a long way toward determining the teams overall success.
Junior shortstop Marcus Harkins gets to first on this bunt in the second inning

Cougars collapse in loss to Sultan

LAKEWOOD The lead swung back and forth like a pendulum, but in the end, the Lakewood baseball team gave up eight runs in the seventh inning allowing Sultan to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat, pulling off a 15-11 win April 6 at Lakewood High School.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Junior shortstop Marcus Harkins gets to first on this bunt in the second inning
Though only 1-for-3 in the blowout against Shoreline Christian

Loggers find theres no place like home

DARRINGTON The bottom of the fourth inning was long by any standard, but for Shoreline Christian it must have seemed an eternity as they watched their 3-2 lead buried under 13 Darrington runs to lose the first game in the April 5 doubleheader 15-3.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Though only 1-for-3 in the blowout against Shoreline Christian
Jeff Huge came on in relief for the Eagles and shut down the Snohomish offense.

Jones masterful as Snohomish beats Arlington 7-2

When Derek Jones took the mound April 4, Arlington coach Doug Plucker knew his group was in for a tough outing.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Jeff Huge came on in relief for the Eagles and shut down the Snohomish offense.
The onrushing Arlington defense fought through a bruising game.

Cascade outmuscles Arlington in rugged match, 3-1

Early on in the first half of the Arlington soccer match with the Cascade Bruins a nasty challenge from a Bruin defender who clipped Arlingtons John Tilton.

  • Aug 27, 2008
The onrushing Arlington defense fought through a bruising game.
Abbie Milless stretches to snag a throw

Arlington falls to Lake Stevens in pitching duel

The April 3 fastpitch game between Arlington and Lake Stevens shaped out to be a classic pitchers duel.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Abbie Milless stretches to snag a throw
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  • Aug 27, 2008
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Ladd Lanz had a productive day at the plate for Menzel Lake

Cuz Concrete holds off Menzel Lake in softball league

ARLINGTON A monster third inning carried Cuz Concrete to a 14-10 victory over Menzel Lake in Arlington recreational league co-ed softball in their July 25 clash.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Ladd Lanz had a productive day at the plate for Menzel Lake
Jim Lidster belts a double here and drives in two of his five RBI on the night.

Arlington Pharmacy busts up Wrecking Crew

ARLINGTON It took a few innings for them to warm up, but the Arlington Pharmacy softball team poured it on in the late inning in their 10-4 victory over the Wrecking Crew on July 26.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Jim Lidster belts a double here and drives in two of his five RBI on the night.
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Lakewood wrestling team young in age and youthful in spirit

LAKEWOOD Fifth-year coach Tom OHara seems perfect for the role of a high school wrestling coach his short, stout and tattoo covered muscular body looks intimidating to any outsider.

  • Aug 27, 2008
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AHS wrestlers determined to be in top physical shape

ARLINGTON First-year head coach Doug Byers has a look of intimidation inside the AHS wrestling workout room that feels like a sauna.

  • Aug 27, 2008
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Senior Lady Eagle Jennifer Jayne hopes to defend her state title now that the WIAA has officially recognized girls wrestling as an official sport.

Girls Wrestling

This is the first season that the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association has recognized girls wrestling as an official sport and they will have their own dual meets this year.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Senior Lady Eagle Jennifer Jayne hopes to defend her state title now that the WIAA has officially recognized girls wrestling as an official sport.
Senior Michelle Howe

Lakewood shows great promise at state track

The Lakewood boys and girls track teams took a combined 17 competitors to the WIAA-Dairy Farmers of Washington State Track and Field meet May 25-26 in Tacoma.

  • Aug 27, 2008
Senior Michelle Howe
Junior Kjirsten Jensen dons her first-place medals for the states best shot put and discus performances.

Jensen brings home gold in shot, discus

Several other Eagles compete well at 3A championships

  • Aug 27, 2008
Junior Kjirsten Jensen dons her first-place medals for the states best shot put and discus performances.